Mistakes, regret and how the Queen learnt being a mother is the job that matters most | UPDATED: 07:51 GMT, 23 November 2012 There was a meeting of minds at Buckingham Palace this week as Kate Winslet stepped up to receive her CBE. When the Queen asked if she likes her job, Winslet replied that indeed she does — ‘but I love being a mum even more’
From EastEnders to A Chorus Line: John Partridge back on the stage in West End revival of popular musical | UPDATED: 22:17 GMT, 22 November 2012 A return to the stage: John Partridge stars with Summer Strallen in A Chorus Line John Partridge stepped out of EastEnders and right into A Chorus Line.
On balance, one thinks one may stick with Daimler! Queen of the road goes glamping in a luxury motorhome Queen and Philip took a spin in 45,395 Approach SE 760 motorhome, nicknamed Mavis Six-berth van boasts gas hob, oven, microwave, fridge-freezer, toilet, shower and central heatingOwner of factory said Royals were 'impressed' van was so well equipped | UPDATED: 19:19 GMT, 22 November 2012 The Queen and Prince Philip today completed one of their final official Diamond Jubilee visits – with a spin in a motor home at a Bristol caravan factory. The royal couple – the Queen wearing a splendid pink wool coat and matching hat – were ferried in a top of the range Approach SE 760 model at the Bailey of Bristol plant in Ashton Vale, Bristol. It is believed to be the first time the Queen has been in a moving motorhome.
Another feather in her cap! Kate Winslet wears a black and white hair piece as the Queen awards her with a prestigious CBE | UPDATED: 15:45 GMT, 21 November 2012 She has been lauded as the best English actress of her generation.
My haven: Alfie Boe, classical tenor and Royal favourite, 39, in his Cotswolds 'man cave' | UPDATED: 23:09 GMT, 26 October 2012 The classical singer talks us round the home he shares with his wife Sarah and two children…
Royal salute to Little Mermaid: Queen and Duchess celebrate Britain's Olympic and Paralympic stars at Buckingham Palace Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds, heptathlete Jessica Ennis, cyclist Sir Chris Hoy and double gold-winning runner Mo Farah were among the guests | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 24 October 2012 Her eyes shining with pride, Britain’s Paralympic swimming heroine Ellie Simmonds met the Queen last night to be congratulated on her sensational summer. The 17-year-old, who took double gold in London to equal her previous success in Beijing, was attending a glittering reception at Buckingham Palace
Spot the difference! The Alternative Hair Show pays homage to The Simpsons (and hairspray) with its gravity-defying tresses The 30th anniversary show was held at London's Royal Albert HallHair stylists included Dmitri Vinokurov, Saco, Mario Krankl, TIGI, Mahogany, Pino, Dmitry Vinokurov, David Murray and Helen Reavey | UPDATED: 13:25 GMT, 16 October 2012 If you consider Matt Groening responsible for the wackiest hairstyles this side of Pluto, think again. Models presented some exceedingly unusual hairdos at the 30th Alternative Hair Show, held at the Royal Albert Hall in London over the weekend. But it seems with their their gravity-defying dos, hair stylist were indeed paying homage to characters from Groening's The Simpsons – as well as to industrial amounts of hairspray
Alicia Douvall looks ready for business as she brings baby Papaya to court in paternity fight with Simon Jordan | UPDATED: 13:31 GMT, 27 September 2012 It's been nine months since Alicia Douvall welcomed her daughter Papaya into the world as a single mother. And today, the glamour model is hoping to get legal recognition to recognise her claims that businessman Simon Jordan is the biological father of her baby. Accompanied by her mother and younger daughter, the reality TV star arrived at a London court in a bid to get her ex to acknowledge paternity.
Cheryl Cole 'returns to the X Factor after Gary Barlow signed her up behind Simon Cowell's back' | UPDATED: 00:54 GMT, 8 September 2012 She was once the queen of X Factor but was taken off to America with dreams of fame and fortune. After being humiliated by Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole is set to return to the show that made her a household name.
Mummy's little water baby: The Saturdays' Una Healy takes daughter Aoife for a swim in the pool | UPDATED: 00:16 GMT, 4 September 2012 Una Healy has been busy splitting her time between motherhood and her Saturdays commitments since the band arrived in Los Angeles last month. But yesterday (Monday), the Irish singer took time out of filming the group's reality show for some pool action with her six-month-old daughter Aoife. The 30-year-old posted a series of candid Twitter photos of her little girl enjoying a dip in the hotel pool